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Eminem dropped his latest surprise album at midnight and it has sent the internet into a frenzy.
Titled Kamikaze, the 13 track album is very much a long, angry rant about various social and political issues, particularly in the rap industry. It also directly calls out a significant number of popular rappers, including Drake.
“…if you ain’t Joyner/If you ain’t Kendrick or Cole/Or Sean then you’re a goner”, says the rapper in the first track on the album, “The Ringer”.
Eminem announced Kamikaze’s release on his Twitter account, saying, “Tried not 2 overthink this 1… enjoy.”
— Marshall Mathers (@Eminem) August 31, 2018
The album started trending on Twitter across South Africa and globally within an hour as fans went wild, completely caught by surprise.
— Adebayo George (@kumilola_gold) August 31, 2018
I feel like #Eminem has been feeling like someone needed to just fucking school EVERYONE, and nobody was doing it, so he was like, cool. Guess it’s up to me.
— Cohencidence (@JonWithTheFace) August 31, 2018
Omfg! Eminem f**king drop a f**king album without promote and i just knew about the album a second ago!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sh*t!!!!!!
— Anonymous (@kuroshiro2312) August 31, 2018
Eminem said Revival went over our head cuz we are not smart … Well…. if Eminem says we are dumb then we are dumb.
— L O A B I❕ (@osaxxx_) August 31, 2018
— Gina Darling (@MissGinaDarling) August 31, 2018
— 🐒🐅🐘Izu W. Aginwa 🇳🇬 (@FreshAfrican) August 31, 2018
— Paddy Duff (@NotoriousP_A_D) August 31, 2018
— Rachel Wasson (@rachel_sashel) August 31, 2018
You can grab or listen to the album on any major streaming service right now, including Apple Music, Spotify and Google Play Music.
Feature image: screenshot, via Google Play Music